2012 Summer Olympics


2012 Summer Olympics

Katrina evacuee is street pastor at Olympics

EDITOR'S NOTE: Baptist Press will publish features about Christian athletes in the Olympics, recap results of their competition and cover Baptist initiatives to share the Gospel during the Summer Games...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Top South African road cyclist Ashleigh Moolman Pasio talks about God's sovereignty

Road cyclist Ashleigh Moolman Pasio (far left), South Africa, participated in her first Olympics this year in London. She finished 16th and was the top South African in the 2012...

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2012 Summer Olympics

U.S. wrestler open about faith, on & off mat

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Three-time Olympian Oludamola Osayomi, Nigeria, talks about relying on God in sport

Oludamola Osayomi, Nigerian and African Champion, 100/200 meters, is participating in her third Olympics, after representing Nigeria in 2004 and 2008. She won an Olympic bronze medal in 2008 as part of...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Olympian Brittany Viola 'diving for the Lord'

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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2012 Summer Olympics

British kayaker Angela Hannah discusses kayaking and the challenges of faith

British kayaker Angela Hannah, along with teammates Jess Walker, Rachel Cawthorn, and Louisa Sawers, finished second in their first heat on Monday during the Olympic women’s 500-meter K4 (kayak, with...

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2012 Summer Olympics

U.S. gold medalist Gabby Douglas: 'glory goes' to God

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Struggles make triathlete Hunter Kemper refocus priorities

Triathlete Hunter Kemper finished 14th on Tuesday in the London 2012 men's triathlon, becoming the top American men's finisher in all four Olympic games since the triathlon made its debut...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Will Claye, long and triple jump, competes without worry

Will Claye, who already earned a bronze medal in the long jump on Saturday, finished fourth in today's qualifying for the triple jump to earn a spot in Thursday's triple...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross talks about faith, family and fame

On Sunday, Sanya Richards-Ross won the gold medal in the women’s 400 meters. She will also be running in the 4x400-meter relay on Saturday, Aug. 11. She is a four-time Olympic...

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2012 Summer Olympics

God has used 'ups & downs' of volleyball, U.S. captain says

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Jo van de Winkel, South Africa, discusses cycling and motivation

South African Jo van de Winkel (middle), women's cycling, finished 28th in the women's cycling road race. She has been on some of the most successful teams in South Africa....

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2012 Summer Olympics

Olympic high jumper sees God in opportunity

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Stephanie Brown Trafton: 'God has been preparing me for this'

For Stephanie Brown Trafton, a year made a world of difference; not only in the discus ring, but in her personal faith, as well. The track and field standout who...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Richard Chambers helps Britain win third rowing medal

Great Britain’s Richard Chambers, along with teammates Peter Chambers (brother), Rob Williams and Chris Bartley, helped Britain win its third Olympic rowing medal at the 2012 London Olympics by taking...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Tobin Heath's passions are Christ and soccer

Recap so far: The U.S. won their group, Group G, by going 3-0 (they beat France 4-2, Colombia 3-0, and North Korea 1-0. It is the first time the U.S. won...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Idara Otu, Nigeria, discusses faith and obstacles

Nigeria's Idara Otu (middle), track and field, will run in the semifinals of the 4x400 meters on August 10. She is a two-time All-American who ran at Stanford and is...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Next for U.S. archers: fall weddings

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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2012 Summer Olympics

Boudia wins bronze in synchronized diving

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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2012 Summer Olympics

U.S. archer: God has used struggles to 'deepen my trust'

EDITOR'S NOTE: Tim Ellsworth, editor of BP Sports and director of news and media relations at Union University, is in London to cover the 2012 Olympics in tandem with Baptist...

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